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Can we save the heterosexual female orgasm?

Another year, another ‘breakthrough’ in better understanding the female orgasm. And against a backlog of speculation as to whether or not female ejaculation exists and broad figures that inform women how likely they are to enjoy sex, 2017 has not disappointed. In February, the BBC informed us that apparently heterosexual women have fewer orgasms than […]

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Why sex isn’t a compulsory part of being a woman

There is a common theme that exists throughout most Western popular culture and media productions that surround us on a daily basis: the sexualisation of women. Chart-topping songs, high-grossing films, award-winning television series, and many more aspects of popular culture lean into this proclivity to depict women as only good for one thing. Sexualisation damages […]

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Proposed porn ban seeks to censor women’s pleasure

Among the other junk that happened in November 2016, legislation was considered by parliament that would regulate the world of online porn. And by regulate I mean ban a number of selected “non-conventional” sexual acts. I get it: let’s all cough loudly, look the other way and pretend this has nothing to do with us. […]

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Sex robots could usher in a dark time for women

2016 has been a bit mad. Don’t worry, this isn’t going to be some sentimental look back on the (almost) gone year; on what has and what could’ve been. As we look onward to 2017 however it’s hard not to reflect on what a ride 2016 has been. I mean, this will most likely be […]

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Hollywood doesn’t want you to climax

When Blue Valentine was released in 2010 it was hailed as raw, honest, beautiful, and emotionally provoking. It was also rated NC-17 across American cinemas. That’s a rating reserved for pornographic content. Pornographic. As in full-on, explicit, and with an excess of nudity and sex. This was the rating which the board decided to stamp […]

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What we’re not saying when we talk about the female orgasm

The female orgasm has been talked about in the papers plenty in this past week. And for good reason: The Journal of Experimental Zoology published a study hinting at a breakthrough in determining its evolutionary origins. It seems it all began over 150 million years ago, from a mechanism in mammals when ovulating after sex. […]

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